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Virginia’s Electric Cooperatives Proposed Amendments to Virginia State Corporation Commission Streamlined Rate Case Rules for Electric Cooperatives -- May 12, 2020
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative, working together through the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives, has applied to the Virginia State Corporation Commission to amend the Streamlined Rate Case Rules for Electric Cooperatives, a set of administrative rules for setting electric rates.
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NOVEC’s 13 energy-saving tricks and treats for Halloween    -   November 10, 2020
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative urges homeowners to treat their homes with money- and energy-saving tricks for Halloween before cold weather haunts a house with scary energy bills for months....
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Centreville resident Ted Moriak receives Unsung Virginian Award from electric co-op association    -   September 17, 2020
MANASSAS -- The Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) and Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) presented Centreville, Va., resident Ted Moriak with the association’s Unsung Virginian Award at a ceremony in Centreville on Sept. 11, 2020. The NOVEC member and director emeritus for The Brain Foundation won the award for his work acquiring safe and affordable housing for people afflicted with brain diseases....
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All Points Broadband and Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative announce partnership to extend fiber-to-the-home broadband in Northern Loudoun County    -   August 11, 2020
Leesburg, Va. –All Points Broadband and Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) have reached an agreement that will support All Points’ efforts to extend fiber-to-the-home broadband service to more than 1,000 homes in northern Loudoun County....
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Buy a new refrigerator during Virginia’s Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 7-9    -   July 23, 2020
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative encourages Virginians who need a new refrigerator to purchase one marked with the ENERGY STAR label during the commonwealth’s Sales Tax Holiday, Aug. 7-9. Northern Virginians will save the state 6% sales tax. Eligible models must cost $2,500 or less....
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Cool your cooling costs during COVID    -   July 17, 2020
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative offers 10 ways to lower home cooling costs during the COVID-19 pandemic and a fluctuating economy....
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NOVEC supports Ciao Osteria’s effort to feed COVID-19 frontline workers    -   May 13, 2020
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) recently donated $1,000 to Centreville’s Ciao Osteria restaurant to support its efforts to feed hospital workers and first responders during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic....
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Northern Virginia students win scholarships from NOVEC and its electric cooperative association    -   May 11, 2020
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives (VMDAEC) recently awarded college and higher-education scholarships to 13 Northern Virginia high school seniors....
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NOVEC and NOVEC HELPS donate to area food banks    -   May 11, 2020
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and its employee-led nonprofit organization, NOVEC Hands Engaged in Local Public Service (HELPS), jointly are giving $11,000 in May to 11 area food banks in the counties NOVEC serves — Clarke, Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, and Stafford. The donations are geared to helping area residents who need food because of the coronavirus, COVID-19....
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NOVEC’s ways to celebrate Earth Day as a family this spring    -   April 23, 2020
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative notes U.S. progress at reducing pollution since the first Earth Day in 1970 and offers simple ways families can celebrate the event’s 50th anniversary this spring....
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NOVEC suspends service disconnections through June 14    -   April 10, 2020
Since the suspension delays payment for outstanding balances, but does not cancel them, NOVEC recommends levelized billing and following NOVEC’s energy and money-saving tips below and at novec.com/save....
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NOVEC suspends service disconnections due to COVID-19 and provides customers with easy energy-saving tips    -   March 18, 2020
In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the financial hardships the illness is causing, Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) is suspending electric service disconnections for nonpayment for 60 days, effective March 16, 2020. The suspension delays, but does not cancel, payment of outstanding balances....
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NOVEC and electric co-op association offer higher-education scholarships    -   January 14, 2020
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives are offering higher-education scholarships to public, private, and home-schooled high school seniors whose families receive electricity from electric cooperatives....
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NOVEC will recycle Christmas trees at its Gainesville center    -   December 05, 2019
NOVEC will recycle Christmas trees at its Gainesville center...
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NOVEC HELPS is collecting toys and gifts for tots and teens through Dec. 6    -   November 14, 2019
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative’s group of employee volunteers, NOVEC HELPS, is collecting new, unwrapped toys and gifts for children and teenagers for the United States Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots drive and for children in area homeless shelters....
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NOVEC HELPS holds Thanksgiving food drive    -   October 28, 2019
Nonperishable food may be dropped off at the Co-op’s Manassas and Woodbridge offices...
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Electric cooperative employees paint and landscape at homes for people with disabilities    -   October 17, 2019
MANASSAS, Va. – Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative (NOVEC) and National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) employees worked together on Oct. 10 to refurbish two homes for residents with disabilities in Manassas and Woodbridge....
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Shelia Bradley joins NOVEC’s public relations division    -   October 09, 2019
Shelia C. Bradley has joined Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative’s public relations division. The former legislative aide to two delegates in the Virginia House of Delegates will handle public relations in Halifax County, where she lives and where NOVEC operates its biomass power plant....
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NOVEC asks if you see something, say something    -   September 17, 2019
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative asks the public to be on the lookout for suspicious activity around NOVEC’s electrical equipment, located throughout Northern Virginia, and report it to NOVEC and the police immediately....
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Don't be hot and bothered NOVEC's tips help lower air-conditioning costs this summer    -   September 03, 2019
“Electric bills rise in summer as air conditioners use more energy to cool spaces,” explains Marlon Gilbert, a NOVEC energy services specialist. “NOVEC wants to help consumers control costs so their electric bills won’t spike as heat and humidity increase.”  ...
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NOVEC crews are working around the clock to restore power after Wednesday’s thunderstorm    -   July 18, 2019
Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative crews worked through the night and will continue to work around the clock to restore power to all Co-op customers affected by a powerful thunderstorm that tore through the Washington, D.C., region on Wednesday just after 4 p.m. More than 11,000 NOVEC customers lost power as strong winds blew trees and branches onto power lines and broke utility poles....
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